10 virtual workouts to try this holiday weekend

From virtual 5Ks to family dance parties, spend your Memorial Day weekend relieving your stress with these online workouts.

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Photo by Sebastian Pociecha

Somehow it is already Memorial Day weekend and summer is right around the corner. Take advantage of the beautiful weather forecasted for the days ahead and bring your exercise routine outdoors.

Take some time during your three-day weekend to burn some extra energy, whether indoors or in your backyard, with one of these 10 virtual workout classes.

Free Virtual Full Body Workout
Friday, May 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Once you clock out for the week, get ready to burn some calories with The Lifters Guild’s full body workout. No extra equipment is need for the Facebook Live workout, just bring your computer and start sweating // free

Virtual Vino & Vinyasa
Friday, May 22, 6-7 p.m.
Celebrate the weekend with a little wine and yoga. After practicing your vinyasas, enjoy some time socializing and connecting with fellow participants during social hour. Yogis of all levels are welcome to participate. // $10

Dance Party with Rumba Lesson
Friday, May 22, 7-9 p.m.
Shake off your stress from the week with a little dance party. This class is perfect for beginner- to intermediate-level dancers wanting to learn more about rumba. No partner required to participate. // $10

Virtual Only – 2020 National Wine Day 5k/10k 
Saturday, May 23, 9 a.m.
Take advantage of the beautiful spring weather this Saturday and enjoy a quick run outdoors. Challenge yourself to either a 5K or 10K race around the neighborhood and take home your own event medal. Proceeds from the event benefit the EOD Warrior Foundation. // $12

Hip Mobility & Functionality through Yoga 
Saturday, May 23, 9:30-11 a.m.
With all this sitting everyone has been doing, take some time to help stretch out your hips. While you stretch and increase mobility, learn about how the hip moves, common causes for tight hips, modifications for your yoga practice and much more. // $20-$30

Fit4Baby Prenatal Fitness Classes
Sunday, May 24, 9-10 a.m.
Through these unprecedented times, expecting moms need to connect more now than ever before. Bring back the positive energy and spend the morning with other moms as you get your blood pumping with a prenatal workout, designed to help  your body prepare for the changes that come with pregnancy. // $20, free for first class

Sunday Living Room Yoga
Sunday, May 24, noon-1:15 p.m.
Roll out a mat and enjoy a fun afternoon of yoga. Join instructor Kelly Tobin for an hour of relaxing poses to get you ready for the upcoming week. Donations from the livestream will go toward yoga studio front desk staff who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19.// $10 donation suggested

Virtual Vinyasa Flow with Karen Duncan
Monday, May 25, 9-10 a.m.
Start your extra day off with some relaxing morning yoga. This class skips the usual vinyasa practice and gives participants a challenge with more advanced poses, like arm balances and deep backbends. // $19

Online Mom & I Zumba 
Monday, May 25, 10:30-11 a.m.
Have your kids get in on your fun workouts by taking a family Zumba class. Have a blast dancing around the house as you show off your moves and forget about the stress. This class is for Zumba dancers of all levels. // $7 

Virtual Backyard Burn
Through Saturday, May 30
Get outside and enjoy the fresh air with the Virtual Backyard Burn. Break out your competitive spirit and choose your course of either 5, 10 or 13.1 miles. Although the event is free, Reston’s EX2 Adventures is collecting donations for the Capital Area Food Bank. // free

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